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WARNING: TARDIVE DYSKINESIA

Treatment with metoclopramide can cause tardive dyskinesia, a serious movement disorder that is often irreversible. The risk of developing tardive dyskinesia increases with duration of treatment and total...

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INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Diabetic Gastroparesis (Diabetic Gastric Stasis)

Metoclopramide is indicated for the relief of symptoms associated with acute and recurrent...

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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

For the Relief of Symptoms Associated with Diabetic Gastroparesis (Diabetic Gastric Stasis)

If only the earliest manifestations of...

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

Metoclopramide should not be used whenever stimulation of gastrointestinal motility might be dangerous, e.g., in the presence of gastrointestinal hemorrhage, mechanical obstruction or perforation.

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WARNINGS

Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS)

There have been rare reports of an uncommon but potentially fatal symptom complex sometimes referred to as...

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ADVERSE REACTIONS

In general, the incidence of adverse reactions correlates with the dose and duration of metoclopramide administration. The following reactions have been reported, although in most instances, data do not...

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OVERDOSAGE

Symptoms of overdosage may include drowsiness, disorientation and extrapyramidal reactions. Anticholinergic or antiparkinson drugs or antihistamines with anticholinergic properties may be helpful in controlling...

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DESCRIPTION

Metoclopramide hydrochloride is a white or practically white, crystalline, odorless or practically odorless powder. It is very soluble in water, freely soluble in alcohol, sparingly soluble in chloroform,...

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CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Metoclopramide stimulates motility of the upper gastrointestinal tract without stimulating gastric, biliary, or pancreatic secretions. Its mode of action is unclear. It seems to sensitize tissues to the...

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HOW SUPPLIED

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Metoclopramide Injection, USP, 5 mg/mL metoclopramide base (present as the hydrochloride monohydrate) is supplied in the following...

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MEDICATION GUIDE

Metoclopramide Injection, USP

You or your caregiver should read the Medication Guide before you start receiving metoclopramide injection and...

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